Sean talks with Thomas Schultz, who found thousands of paintings in a garage when he was looking at houses on Long Island. The owners told him to throw it away but he kept it and it is now worth $30 million.
"A Movie Script Ending" by O.S.T./ Death Cab For Cutie; and "Section 8 City" by Andrew Bird
We hear the story of Fanny Hensel, sister of composer Felix Mendelssohn, and the music she created and was not credited for.
The diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
Percussionist Alfred "Uganda" Roberts talks about the musicians with whom he’s worked.
A musical primer on how to warm up the instrument before playing or using it.
We visit another fixture of major cities -- rooftop water tanks. Meet some of the people who repair the iconic structures.
Audio collector Randy Riddle lets us listen to selections from his massive collection of sixteen-inch transcription disks, a recording format from the 1930s.
Charles Hill has a list of paintings he loves - some have been stolen, some he has recovered.
Angela Walters talks to Dick about the photos she found scattered after the tornado, and the archive she started.
Tim Doner, 16, has discovered he has a knack for learning languages. He speaks Mandarin, Farsi and more than a dozen others.
A Poem from Martin Espada.
Zofia Abramowicz, a Polish Catholic, was taken to Auschwitz during World War II, wrote poetry and buried it in the camp. Sean Cole talks to the keeper of these poems, Cherie Braun.
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